As a condition of membership, all IPPF Member Associations are required to meet the 10 fundamental principles and 49 separate Standards of IPPF Membership. The principles require that an organization is:

  1. Open and democratic
  2. Well-governed
  3. Strategic and progressive
  4. Transparent and accountable
  5. Well-managed
  6. Financially healthy
  7. A good employer
  8. Committed to results
  9. Committed to quality
  10. A leading non-governmental organization in its country

IPPF Regional Offices work with individual Member Associations to monitor and improve their compliance to membership standards with